Conference Program

Conference At A Glance

The conference runs from Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 5-7, as follows.

Thursday, Nov. 5
Settle in for out-of-town arrivals.
Physician Dinner and Rounds
Dr. Karel Pacak. Genesee Grande

Friday, Nov. 6
Breakfast and Registration 7:30-8:30
Conference 8:30-5:30
Evening mixer at the Genesee Grande

Saturday, Nov. 7
Breakfast & Networking 7:30-8:30
Conference 8:30-12:30
Lunch 12:30-1:30
Syracuse-area excursion (optional)

Full Conference Schedule To Date

Friday November 6, 2015
7:30-8:30 am – Registration, Check In, Breakfast
8:30-8:55 am – Welcome, Opening Remarks

Agenda Overview
9:00-9:45 am – Dr. Karel Pacak
State of the Art Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Developments for 2015
9:45-10 am – Questions for Dr. Pacak

10:00-10:30 am – Dr. Gennady Bratslavsky
Surgical Approaches for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
10:30-10:45 am – Questions for Dr. Bratslavsky

10:45-11:00 am – Break

11:00-11:20 am – Dr. Jonathan Riddell
Pediatric Management of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
11:20-11:40 am - Dr. Ruban Dhaliwal
What every Primary Doctor Needs to Know About Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
11:40-12:00 pm – Questions for Drs. Riddell and Dhaliwal

12:00-12:45 pm – Lunch

12:45-1:15 – Dr. Leilani B. Mercado-Asis
Kreb Cycle, Hypoxia and Cancer
1:15- 1:30 am – Questions for Dr. Mercado-Asis

1:30-2:00 pm – Dr. Jorge Carrasquillo
Modern Imaging for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
2:00-2:15 pm – Questions for Dr. Carrasquillo

2:15-2:45 pm – Dr. Katherine Nathanson
Genetic Implications For Pheo/Para
2:45-3:00 pm – Questions for Dr. Nathanson

3:00-3:15 pm –Break

3:15-3:45 pm – Dr. Kaushal Nanavati
Wellness For the Pheo/Para Patient
3:45-4:00 pm – Questions for Dr. Nanavati

4:00-5:15 pm – Expert Panel

5:15-5:30 pm – Questions and Wrap Up

7pm-9pm – Mixer at Genesee Grand (optional)

Saturday November 7, 2015
7:30-8:30 am –Breakfast and Networking

8:30-9:00 am – Maria Erdman
Nutrition Advice and Advancements
9:00-9:15 am – Questions for Ms. Erdman

9:15-9:45 am – Dr. Vitaly Kantorovich
Catecholamine Physiology in Health and Pheochromocytoma/Paragagliona Syndromes
9:45-10:00 am – Questions for Dr. Kantorovich

10:00-10:45 am – Patient Stories and Panel

10:45-11:15 am – Break

11:15-11:45 am – Maksim Tsvetovat
Open Health Network App Presentation

11:45-12:15 am – Caregiver Presentation

12:15-12:30 - Closing remarks

12:30-1:30 pm – Lunch

2:00-8:00 pm Optional - Syracuse Trip or Excursion